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Composition

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Composition

  1. 1. Basic Composition <ul><li>Types of shots </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of thirds </li></ul><ul><li>Depth of field (foreground and background) </li></ul><ul><li>Framing (headroom, noseroom & leading looks) </li></ul>
  2. 2. Types of shots <ul><li>Establishing Shot or extreme long shot </li></ul><ul><li>Long shot </li></ul><ul><li>Medium shot </li></ul><ul><li>Medium close up </li></ul><ul><li>Close up </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme closeup </li></ul>
  3. 3. Establishing Shot
  4. 4. p. 2
  5. 5. p. 3
  6. 6. Different types of shots
  7. 7. XLS
  8. 8. LS
  9. 9. MS
  10. 10. MCU
  11. 11. CU
  12. 12. ECU
  13. 13. Rule of thirds <ul><li>is symmetry always good? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Rule of Thirds
  15. 15. p. 2
  16. 16. p. 3
  17. 17. Achieving visual balance <ul><li>Neither too heavy or too off-center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>weight of colors and tones (dark is heavier than light) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>shape of objects (large objects appear heavier than small) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Placement of objects (objects toward edge appear heavier than objects placed at center) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Depth of field <ul><li>Foreground and background </li></ul>
  19. 19. F and B
  20. 20. p. 2
  21. 21. p. 3
  22. 22. p. 4
  23. 23. p. 5
  24. 24. Controlling depth of field <ul><li>the area of the image that is acceptably sharp </li></ul>
  25. 25. Shot framing <ul><li>For interviews and portraits </li></ul>
  26. 26. Head Room
  27. 27. p. 2
  28. 28. p. 3
  29. 29. p. 4
  30. 30. HR rule of thirds
  31. 31. p. 2
  32. 32. p. 3
  33. 33. NoseRoom
  34. 34. p.1
  35. 35. p.2
  36. 36. p. 3
  37. 37. p. 4
  38. 38. Leading Lines
  39. 39. Creative Project #3: Photography <ul><li>Take a series of digital photographs (6 images) to explore emotional content in composition. Photos should be featured in a PowerPoint project–6 slides total. Completed individually or in groups of 2. (PP should be inserted into a blog post). </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze your compositions, specifically how depth of field, rule of thirds, camera distance, subject positioning, setting, lighting, color, lines and symbolism help convey an emotion, provide commentary, tell a story, and provide visual interest. Include analysis (1-2 paragraphs) in blog post to (not WebCT). One per group or individual. Due: Thursday 3/25 </li></ul>

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